Managing Director - Myprotein Asia
Manchester, United Kingdom
THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.
We’re powered by a global team of over 7,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.
We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you.
THG Nutrition & Wellness:
THG Nutrition & Wellness is home to some of the best loved and most trusted names in wellbeing and nutrition, including Myprotein, the world's largest online sports nutrition brand, its family of brands, Myvegan, Myvitamins, Command, MP Activewear and MyPRO, plus Exante Diet.
We want to be the world's most empowering health movement, championing everyone to live healthier, more active lives. Our brands and people exist to break boundaries, to power and empower those who want more. We break conventions, we’re a force for good, and we keep it real. These are the values that drive us through every day.
Everything we do is done in-house, from manufacturing and new product development to content creation, e-commerce, marketing and logistics. This means we’re perfectly positioned to deliver to our vision and keep our place at the top of a fast-moving, global industry.
It's an incredibly exciting time to join the team, and we’re always looking for talented people who share our vision and values to drive our Nutrition & Wellness movement forward.
Managing Director – Myprotein Asia
Office Location: Manchester, UK
As part of the senior management team and reporting directly to the Global Managing Director, you will be responsible for the P&L, online sales, results, growth strategy and brand identity of Myprotein across Asia. You will be responsible for managing the cross functional territory teams working across DTC Ecommerce sales, B2B Sales, Performance Marketing channels, Brand Marketing, Procurement & Supply Chain. The Key KPI will be to maximise growth in sales and brand awareness across the Asia region for Myprotein.
Key responsibilities will include:
An all-round understanding of running a business across Asia with a heavy emphasis on Japan, Korea and China. Covering multiple areas such as Finance, Commercial, Legal, Compliance, Imports, Operations, Trading and Marketing.
Leading the digital marketing and DTC e-commerce trading teams to deliver commercial growth for the Asia territory
Ownership, management and development of the Myprotein brand across Asia.
Identifying new and innovative ways to drive traffic across the territory DTC websites, including developing and improving traffic from existing channels
Develop the offline strategy for Myprotein across the Asia territory.
Developing relationships with key partnership brands and websites
Work in synergy with the rest of the Myprotein leadership team to identify new growth opportunities and ways in which to improve brand presence and reputation across Asia.
Deliver best in class customer experience
Responsible for operations, understanding of the warehouse workings, stock forecast, New Product Development launch and strategic initiatives.
Understanding the need for new payment methods and strategic alliances that enhance the growth and also build the credibility of the brand in the region
Full P&L ownership experience
Previous experience managing an online business in the APAC territory
5+ years' experience in the eCommerce sector
Japanese language skills both written and spoken to native standard is strongly desired but not essential.
English language skills both written and spoken to business standard
Strong management skills with previous experience managing multi-cultural international teams
A leader from the front - need to be able to roll up your sleeves. Process-oriented individual with exceptional execution skills.
A flair for identifying trends and the ability to translate these into strong commercial ideas
Strong Excel and Google Analytics knowledge
Understanding and developing budgets and finance, including expenditures, research and development appropriations, return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
Building brand awareness and positioning; review the brand message regularly to ascertain its consistency
Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further.
THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
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